Collection Management Policy

Table of Contents


Sections 1 - 4 - Mission - Goals - Purpose - Philosophy


1. Mission Statement
2. Library Goals
3. Purpose of Collection Management Policy
4. Philosophy of Collection

Sections 5 - 8 - Scope & Responsibility


5. Scope of Collection

  • Children's Collection
  • Adult Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Electronic Sources
  • Teen Collection
  • Audiovisual Materials
  • Foreign Language Materials

6. Scope of Outreach Services
7. Montana Room
8. Responsibility for the Collection

Sections 9 - 11 - Selection, Priorities, & Demand


9.Selection Criteria
10. Priorities for Selection

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Children's Services
  • Audiovisual
  • Local Authors

11. Customer Demand

Section 12 - Statements of Concern


12. Statements of Concern

  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Concerns About Library Resources

Section 13 - 16 - Gifts, Management, Disposal, internet


13. Gifts
14. Collection Management

  • Physical Condition
  • Circulation
  • Currency and Accuracy of Information
  • Duplicate Copies
  • Local Interest

15. Disposal of Withdrawn Materials
16. Internet